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Prison system sees sharp decline in recidivism

Department of Corrections Secretary Mike Crews, backed by dozens of prison employees and law-enforcement officers, speaks at a news conference on Monday, Feb. 4, in front of his agency's headquarters. Photo: Bill Cotterell

The recidivism rate in Florida prisons -- so costly in tax money and wasted lives -- has fallen a record low in recent years, as state correctional officials and community organizations do a better job of preparing inmates to rejoin society, the Department of Corrections announced Monday.

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